Quiltra-Queleual-class (キルトラ・ケルエール Kirutora-Keruēru?) are a class of vessels featured in the Super Dimension Fortress Macross television series. They were Landing Ship Tanks (惑星揚陸強襲艦 Wakusei Yōriku Kyōshūkan?, abbreviated as LST) used by the Zentradi during Space War I.[1]

Technology & Combat Characteristics

Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tanks feature strong armor.[2] They are assumed to assault enemy positions and invest military personnel and weapons to battle. For that reason, their solidity is also higher than that of the other warships, and they can endure a significant amount of enemy shelling. Also, they have a wide operational range, as they used in such roles as transporting goods to the front.[3]

Each Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tank have a length of 3000 meters and a mass of 150 000 000 metric tons.[2] They have a cylindrical type of hull. Compared to other Zentradi vessels, the firepower has been held back as a result of it being constructed in a way that values solidity.[3]

At the stern of each Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tank, there are a large concentration of thruster nozzles as well as launch ports for vehicles such as Re-Entry Pods.[3]


Space War I

  • (right) A Landing Ship Tank finishes a space fold.
  • The Gnerl Fighter Pods launching, indistinguishable from the stars.
  • Re-Entry Pods leaving the Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tank.
On February 7, 2009,[4] Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tanks folded into Earth's orbit as part of Vrlitwhai Kridanik's fleet. After Vrlitwhai realized that the apparently primitive species not only restored the down Supervision Army Vessel but also possessed the legendary reaction weapons, Exsedol stated they couldn't risk destroying the enemy outright, a Zentradi officer then informed Vrlitwhai that Gnerl Fighter Pods had pinpointed their targets and were launching. Many Gnerl Fighter Pods were launched from the Quiltra-Queleual-class Landing Ship Tanks as well as many Re-Entry Pods which stored various Zentradi Mecha. (SDFM: "Boobytrap")



  1. Macross Perfect Memory Page 182
    Although the page's title is "Quiltra Queleual", the name stated in the box beneath the title is indeed the hyphenated spelling "Quiltra-Queleual", the latter is used on this site for consistency.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Macross Chronicle Revised Edition 27/08/2013 Page 5
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Macross Chronicle Revised Edition 27/08/2013 Page 6
  4. Macross TV Series Liner Notes | AnimEigo

External links


For the Robotech equivalent, visit Zentraedi Carrier.